Schedule

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7:15 AM
Registration & Breakfast
Jason Henderson, SICA CEO

Moderator: Mary Van Buren, Canadian Construction Association

Panel Participants:
Chris Atchison, BC Construction Association
Rory Kulmala, Vancouver Island Construction Association
Mike Jacobs, Emil Anderson Construction

9:30 AM
Coffee Break

Canadian Construction Association (CCA) President Mary Van Buren will speak on the national campaign which aims to showcase how the construction industry gives back and how you can get involved.

Mary Van Buren, Canadian Construction Association President

At the cornerstone of all of the Sandler Training programs is the Success Triangle. Our Keynote Speaker, John Glennon will take us on a journey to explore the success triangle for yourself, the people you work with and how to position this triangle to train, supervise, coach and mentor others to greater success.

John Glennon

One of the highest rated sessions of the CCO Workshop. The lawyers from Jenkins Marzban Logan LLP discuss outcomes of recent legal cases.

 

David Volk, Jenkins Marzban Logan
12:00 PM
Lunch & Networking
1:15 PM
Breakout Session #1
2:15 PM
Coffee Break
2:30 PM
Breakout Sessions #2
Phil Long, SICA Chair

Join other attendees in networking after the workshop at the Victaulic Reception. Appetizers will be provided and each attendee receives 1 complimentary drink ticket. There will be a cash bar for additional drinks.

1:15 PM
Practical Business Documentation | Sponsored by PIHL Law

This seminar will cover a number of topics related to the operation of construction businesses. We will review some essential documents and standards relating to employment. In addition to business structures and important documentation will be discussed. Estate and succession planning for business owners will also be covered.

Courtney MacRae and Adrienne Staley, PIHL Law

This seminar will cover 30 minutes on the tax and immigration considerations for bringing foreign workers to Canada and 30 minutes on Mergers & Acquisitions – what’s your exit strategy?

Adam Mallon, Doreen Buksner & Joanne Sun, BDO Canada

Overview of BIM’s use in construction and explore how well-established contractual relationships in the construction field are challenged by the implementation of BIM, how risks between consultants, contractors and owners are shifted by using BIM, and how these risks can be properly managed through contract using familiar standard form documents.

What does BC occupational health and safety (OHS) legislation say about workplace impairment?
What is considered impairment in the OHS context?
What are an employer’s responsibilities around impairment?
What are a worker’s responsibilities around impairment?
What about impairment testing?
What should an employer do to comply with OHS legislation regarding impairment?
What resources are available to help employers manage impairment in the workplace, and where can they find those resources?

Anne Dobson-Mack, WorkSafeBC
2:30 PM
Top 10 Construction Contract Errors | Sponsored by PIHL Law

This seminar will cover the most common errors made when drafting and implementing construction contracts. These common issues will be discussed in relation to areas such as essential clauses, payment schedules, deficiencies, change orders and the Builders Lien Act.

Nathan MacDermott, PIHL Law

This seminar will cover 30 minutes on the tax and immigration considerations for bringing foreign workers to Canada and 30 minutes on Mergers & Acquisitions – what’s your exit strategy?

Adam Mallon, Doreen Buksner & Joanne Sun, BDO Canada

Overview of BIM’s use in construction and explore how well-established contractual relationships in the construction field are challenged by the implementation of BIM, how risks between consultants, contractors and owners are shifted by using BIM, and how these risks can be properly managed through contract using familiar standard form documents.

Sonia Sahota, P. Eng., LLP and Partner, Civic Legal LLP

What does BC occupational health and safety (OHS) legislation say about workplace impairment?
What is considered impairment in the OHS context?
What are an employer’s responsibilities around impairment?
What are a worker’s responsibilities around impairment?
What about impairment testing?
What should an employer do to comply with OHS legislation regarding impairment?
What resources are available to help employers manage impairment in the workplace, and where can they find those resources?

Anne Dobson-Mack, WorkSafeBC